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Bobb Angel

Born and raised in the Newport area, Bobb has been with WADK since 1967. He performs a variety of roles including Production Director and Sports Director.

Bobb is a 2010 inductee into the R.I. Radio Hall of Fame, one of the 6 Halls-of-Fame for which he has been selected . He is a 7-time R.I. Sportscaster of the Year. Bobb co-anchors WADK's Morning Report every weekday. He helps provide extensive broadcast coverage and handles play-by-play for local high school sporting events as well as Salve Regina University contests.

On-Air Schedule
Sunday 10:00am - 11:00am Sunday Swingtime w/Bobb Angel
Monday 06:30am - 09:00am Morning Report w/ Jacob and Bobb
Tuesday 06:30am - 09:00am Morning Report w/ Jacob and Bobb
Wednesday 06:30am - 09:00am Morning Report w/ Jacob and Bobb
Thursday 06:30am - 09:00am Morning Report w/ Jacob and Bobb
Friday 06:30am - 09:00am Morning Report w/ Jacob and Bobb

John DePetro

John DePetro is an award-winning, nationally recognized talk show host and will now be heard weekdays from 1-5PM on AM 1540 WADK. For the past decade, DePetro was a highly-rated talk show host on a Providence news/talk station. With 18 years’ experience, DePetro, is known for his " tell it like it is style," blended with caller interaction and humor. John DePetro was the only local member of the media to correctly predict a Trump Presidency and served as the emcee for President Trumps’ only Rhode Island rally. DePetro is known for breaking "exclusive news " along with shining a light on corruption in government. John DePetro has been the primary fill-in on the nationally syndicated Michael Savage program and has also been seen on Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC along with all local television stations. The focus of the John DePetro show is local news, however, he covers all current event topics from politics, crime and high-profile exclusive interviews with notables like Curt Schilling. John DePetro is known for his humor and his entertaining and informative style on current events. Tune into AM 1540 WADK and streaming live at WADK.com; also, available on the popular app " Tune In." The John DePetro show has a new home, weekdays from 1 to 5 PM, rebroadcast weeknights at 10 PM and his "Week in Review” program, Saturdays from 9-11AM.

On-Air Schedule
Monday 01:00pm - 05:00pm The John DePetro Show
Tuesday 01:00pm - 05:00pm The John DePetro Show
Wednesday 01:00pm - 05:00pm The John DePetro Show
Thursday 01:00pm - 05:00pm The John DePetro Show
Friday 01:00pm - 05:00pm The John DePetro Show

Bruce Newbury

Bruce Newbury,the Food Dude, is all about food, wine and dining out! Check out Talk of the Town every weekday from 9:00am - Noon! Bruce will be talking with all sorts of people from the local area!

On-Air Schedule
Sunday 09:00am - 10:00am Dining Out with Bruce Newbury
Monday 09:00am - 11:45am Talk of the Town w/Bruce Newbury
Tuesday 09:00am - 11:45am Talk of the Town w/Bruce Newbury
Wednesday 09:00am - 11:45am Talk of the Town w/Bruce Newbury
Thursday 09:00am - 11:45am Talk of the Town w/Bruce Newbury
Friday 09:00am - 11:45am Talk of the Town w/Bruce Newbury
Saturday 09:00am - 10:00am Dining Out with Bruce Newbury

Art Berluti

Art Berluti, a Middletown native, has been with WADK since 1981. He hosts an hour-long show which focuses on our community as Art brings in a steady stream of guests representing countless public-service and charitable organizations to talk about their respective efforts and to publicize their wide variety of events and fund-raisers.

On-Air Schedule
Sunday 07:00am - 08:00am Art and Company

Rick Kelly

Rick Kelly is the host of WADK's The Irish Hours. A lifelong Newporter, graduate of the former DeLaSalle Academy and Providence College, a Vietnam Veteran, and retired Middletown, RI, school teacher, Rick has been bringing the sounds of Irish music over the airwaves on WADK for over 25 years.

The Irish Hour is a mix of traditional and contemporary Irish and Irish-influenced music heard Sundays from 8:00 to 9:00 am. Over the years , in addition to recorded music, Rick has had in studio guest performances by Riobard O'Dwyer, Jerry O'Sullivan, Jim McCann, Tom Kennedy, and Fishing with Finnegan as well as over the phone interviews with performers such as Derek Warfield, Tony Kenny, Martin Hayes, Andy Cooney, Frank Patterson, David Munnelly, Davey Arthur, and many others.

In 2006 Rick was asked to emcee the opening show "Irish Night at the Newport Folk Festival" that featured tenor Ronan Tynan and Irish super group Cherish the Ladies. The Irish Hours is one of the longest running commercial Irish radio shows in New England.

Rick's e-mail address is rjkelly71@cox.net.

On-Air Schedule
Sunday 08:00am - 09:00am The Irish Hour w/Rick Kelly

Jacob Sullivan

Jacob Sullivan is a lifelong Aquidneck Islander, a graduate of Portsmouth High School and Rhode Island College, Jacob is a relative newcomer to the WADK airwaves. Jacob has joined Bobb Angel and Art Berluti to bring his unique sense of cheer and optimism to, The Morning Show, on WADK weekday mornings from 6:00 to 9:00 AM and he also acts as technician and host Mondays and Fridays on, The Open Forum program, from 12:00-1:00 PM. He enjoys: Heavy Metal, Reading books, laughing and learning something new every day. In addition to being on air, Jacob is currently the program director for WADK and helps produce, Talk of the Town with Bruce Newbury.

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